Category Archives: 2012

Ebanks, Devin

Charge: Driving under the influence

Arrest Date: November 9, 2012

Franchise: Los Angeles Lakers

Age 23

Details: Ebanks was pulled over in the early morning hours in Hollywood on suspicion of drunk driving, after celebrating a birthday party at the Roxbury night club.

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Barnes, Matt

Charge: Driving on a suspended license, threatening a police officer

Arrest Date: July 30, 2012

Franchise: Los Angeles Lakers

Age 31

Details: Barnes’ second career arrest started innocuously enough when he was arrested for an outstanding traffic citation, but quickly escalated to a felony when he threatened a police officer.  His demonic smile makes for one of the better mugshots – much better than his low-key mugshot following a domestic violence arrest in 2010.

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Kidd, Jason

Charge: Driving while intoxicated

Arrest Date: July 15, 2012

Franchise: New York Knicks

Age 39

Details: Just three days after Kidd’s introductory press conference welcoming him to the Knicks, he continued to celebrate by driving drunk in Long Island and crashing into a telephone pole.  This was Kidd’s third career arrest, spanning three decades, and his first in over 11 years.

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Smith, JR

Charge: Failure to appear in court

Arrest Date: May 24, 2012

Franchise: New York Knicks

Age 26

Details: After being arrested in 2011 for driving a scooter without a license, Smith subsequently skipped his scheduled court appearance, causing a bench warrant to be issued for him. He was eventually arrested in Miami for failure to appear in court. This was his fourth arrest since going pro.

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Hill, Jordan

Charge: Assault

Arrest Date: February 29, 2012

Franchise: Houston Rockets

Age 24

Details: While playing for the Rockets, Hill was arrested for assaulting his girlfriend in his home.  He was subsequently traded to the Lakers the following month, and eventually pleaded no contest to misdemeanor assault charges.

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